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Archives & Museums in the Okanagan-Similkameen

Armstrong / Spallumcheen Museum & Art Gallery

Box 308
3415 Pleasant Valley Road
Armstrong, BC
V0E 1B0

Phone: 250-546-8318
Fax: 250-546-8535

Contact Person: Lisa Mori , Curator-Administrator

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British Columbia Orchard Industry Museum
1304 Ellis Street
Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z8
Phone: (250)-763-0433


Diocese of Kootenay Archives
1876 Richter Street,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 2M9
Phone: (250)-762-3306
Collection: Bishop's records, 1921-1983; Parish vital records, plus minutes, books and photographs.

Enderby & District Museum

901 George St., Highway 97A
PO Box 367  Enderby, British Columbia
Canada   VOE 1VO


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Falkland Heritage Park Museum & Archives
5657 Kamloops-Vernon Hwy.
(250) 379-2535

Greater Vernon Museum and Archives
3009 - 32nd Avenue
Vernon, British Columbia V1T 2L8

Phone: 250-542-3142

Fax: 250-542-5358


Kelowna Centennial Museum

470 Queensway Avenue
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 6S7

Phone: 250-763-2417
Fax:  250-763-5722

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Lake Country Museum (Winfield, Oyama, Okanagan Centre, Carr's Landing)

11125 Okanagan Centre Road W
Okanagan Centre, BC
V4V 2J5

Phone: 250-766-0111

Lumby & District Museum

Box 55
Lumby, BC
V0E 2G0

Phone: 250-547-9539
Fax: 250-547-6345

Lumby and District Museum is situated at the Lumby Community Park, 2 blocks north of Highway 6 E (Vernon Street) on Glencaird Street.

Naramata Heritage Museum

Box 95
Naramata, BC
V0H 1N0

Phone: 250-496-5215
Fax: 250-496-4044

Or visit by appointment, by calling Phil Rounds (250) 496-5409

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Okanagan Military Museum

1424 Ellis Street
(Kelowna Memorial Arena Building)
Kelowna, BC

Okanagan Military Museum Society
P.O. Box 24079, RPO Towne Centre
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 9H2

General enquiries
Keith Boehmer, Museum Operations Manager
Tel: (250) 763-9292

Oliver Heritage Society Museum and Archives
9728 - 356th Avenue
Oliver, BC
V0H 1T0

Peachland Museum and Historical Society

5890 Beach
Peachland, BC
V1Y 5R9

Phone: (250)-767-3441

Penticton Museum and Archives

785 Main Street
Penticton, BC
V2A 5E3

Phone: 250-490-2451
Fax: 250-492-0440

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Princeton & District Museum & Archives

Box 281, 167 Vermillion Avenue
Princeton, BC
V0X 1W0

Phone: 250-295-7588

Similkameen Valley Museum
Main Street, 2nd floor of Lower Similkameen Band Office

Phone:  250-499-5528

This museum highlights the history and traditions of the local indigenous peoples and includes tools, dance costumes and photos.

South Similkameen Museum

604, 6th Ave, P.O. Box 135
Keremeos, BC
V0X 1N0

Phone: 250-499-5445

Summerland Museum
9521 Wharton St, P.O. Box 1491
Summerland, BC
V0H 1Z0

Phone:  250-494-9395
Fax:  250-494-9326 

Westbank Museum

2736 Lower Glenrosa Road
Westbank, BC
V4T 1L7

Phone: 250-768-0110
Fax:  250-768-9170


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